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File #: BL2020-506    Name:
Type: Bill (Ordinance) Status: Passed
File created: 10/22/2020 In control: Metropolitan Council
On agenda: 12/1/2020 Final action: 12/1/2020
Title: An ordinance approving an agreement between the Metropolitan Government and Cheekwood Botanical Gardens and Museum of Art ("Cheekwood") concerning the care and maintenance of the garden area in Riverfront Park in downtown Nashville.
Sponsors: Freddie OConnell, Nancy VanReece, Joy Styles, Angie Henderson
Attachments: 1. BL2020-506
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An ordinance approving an agreement between the Metropolitan Government and Cheekwood Botanical Gardens and Museum of Art ("Cheekwood") concerning the care and maintenance of the garden area in Riverfront Park in downtown Nashville.
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WHEREAS, pursuant to the agreement (the "Agreement") attached to this ordinance as Exhibit 1, the Metropolitan Government proposes to coordinate with Cheekwood for the care and maintenance of annuals, perennials, shrubs, bulbs, and other plants; and,
WHEREAS, approval of the Agreement is in the best interest of the citizens of Davidson County.
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT ENACTED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE METROPOLITAN GOVERNMENT OF NASHVILLE AND DAVIDSON COUNTY:
Section 1. The Agreement is approved.
Section 2. The Director of Metropolitan Parks and Recreation or his designee is further authorized to execute such documents as are customary and necessary to carry out the intent of this ordinance.
Section 3. Amendments to the Agreement may be approved by resolution of the Metropolitan Council.
Section 4. This Ordinance shall take effect from and after its passage, the welfare of The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County requiring it.
Agenda Analysis
Analysis

This ordinance approves an agreement between Metro Parks and Cheekwood Botanical Gardens and Museum of Art for maintenance of the garden area at Riverfront Park. Pursuant to the agreement, Cheekwood will assist Metro Parks with the maintenance of the garden area, including flowers, shrubs, and plants, at no cost to Metro. Cheekwood will be entitled to recognition as a sponsor of the garden with appropriate signage to be erected by Metro. Cheekwood must maintain workers' comp liability insurance in the amount of $500,000. The agreement is for a term of five years, but may be extended for an additional five years upon approval of the Council by resolution. Either party may terminate the agreement with 60 days' notice.

Future amendments to the agreem...

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